Thomas Partey is set to be sidelined for the next 6-8 weeks due to a groin injury. The confirmation came directly from Arsenal’s manager, Mikel Arteta, after the game against Manchester United, leaving supporters concerned about the impact this absence might have on the team’s performance.
The injury occurred before the intense clash Between Arsenal and Manchester United at Old Trafford. Thomas Partey, a key figure in Arteta’s midfield plans, was forced to leave the pitch in training, visibly in pain. This unfortunate development cast a shadow over what was supposed to be a crucial match for the Gunners.
Mikel Arteta expressed his concerns about Partey’s injury during the post-match press conference. The Spanish manager acknowledged the significance of Partey’s role in the squad, both defensively and in initiating attacks. Losing a player of his caliber for an extended period is undoubtedly a blow to Arsenal’s ambitions for the season.